[lucida] Lucida installation problem

David Saunders david at symplectic.demon.co.uk
Thu Aug 3 16:28:07 CEST 2017


Several years ago I bought a copy of Lucida from TUG, and have been 
using it happily in MikTeX. I now have a replacement laptop running Unix 
rather than Windows (the version is Lubuntu 16.04.2) and I now want to 
use Lucida on my new machine.

I installed TeX Live from the TeX Collection 2017 DVD, and also 
TeXworks. I then followed the instructions from the "Installing TeX 
fonts - TeX Users Group" webpage, but get errors both from testfont and 
when attempting to compile lucida-sample.tex in TeXwoIrks.

The puzzle is that, before the new laptop arrived, I tried out this 
installation routine on another old laptop, and it works there, even 
though I think I followed exactly the same procedure in the two cases 
(with the sole exception that TeX Live on the old machine was the full 
CTAN version, as I hadn't yet received the DVD).

I'd be grateful for any advice.



Here is the result of texhash and updmap-sys, followed by the output of 


$ sudo texhash
texhash: Updating /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R...
texhash: Updating /var/lib/texmf/ls-R-TEXLIVEDIST...
texhash: Updating /var/lib/texmf/ls-R-TEXMFMAIN...
texhash: Updating /var/lib/texmf/ls-R...
texhash: Done.
$ sudo updmap-sys --force --enable Map=lucida.map
updmap [WARNING]: resetting $HOME value (was /home/david) to root's 
actual home (/root).
updmap will read the following updmap.cfg files (in precedence order):
updmap may write changes to the following updmap.cfg file:
dvips output dir: "/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/updmap"
pdftex output dir: "/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap"
dvipdfmx output dir: "/var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/dvipdfmx/updmap"

updmap is creating new map files
using the following configuration:
   LW35 font names                  : URWkb (default)
   prefer outlines                  : true (default)
   texhash enabled                  : true
   download standard fonts (dvips)  : true (default)
   download standard fonts (pdftex) : true (default)
   kanjiEmbed replacement string    : noEmbed (default)
   kanjiVariant replacement string  :  (default)
   create a mapfile for pxdvi       : false (default)

Scanning for LW35 support files  [  3 files]
Scanning for MixedMap entries    [  6 files]
Scanning for KanjiMap entries    [  0 files]
Scanning for Map entries         [  9 files]

Generating output for dvipdfmx...
Generating output for ps2pk...
Generating output for dvips...
Generating output for pdftex...

Files generated:
        15758 2017-08-03 14:41:50 builtin35.map
        21231 2017-08-03 14:41:50 download35.map
        77550 2017-08-03 14:41:50 psfonts_pk.map
        81401 2017-08-03 14:41:50 psfonts_t1.map
        81396 2017-08-03 14:41:50 ps2pk.map
           14 2017-08-03 14:41:50 psfonts.map -> psfonts_t1.map
        81403 2017-08-03 14:41:50 pdftex_dl14.map
        79738 2017-08-03 14:41:50 pdftex_ndl14.map
           15 2017-08-03 14:41:50 pdftex.map -> pdftex_dl14.map
          281 2017-08-03 14:41:50 kanjix.map

Transcript written on "/var/lib/texmf/web2c/updmap.log".
updmap: Updating ls-R files.


$ tex testfont
This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (preloaded 

Name of the font to test = ecrm1095

kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1095
/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source 
abbreviation  for ecrm1095.
/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Need to update ?
mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; 
nonstopmode; input ecrm1095
This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (preloaded 

kpathsea: Running mktexmf ecrm1095
! I can't find file `ecrm1095'.
<*> ...ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ecrm1095

Please type another input file name
! Emergency stop.
<*> ...ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ecrm1095

Transcript written on mfput.log.
grep: ecrm1095.log: No such file or directory
mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; 
input ecrm1095' failed to make ecrm1095.tfm.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
! Font \testfont=ecrm1095 not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found.
<to be read again>
\startfont ...ont \testfont =\fontname \spaceskip
                                                   =0pt \leftline 
{\sevenrm T...

\init ...test = } \read -1 to\fontname \startfont
                                                   \message {Now type a 
test ...
l.208 \ifx\noinit!\else\init

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